Elections Assistant

administration & support business & economic development
Location: Town of New Tecumseth, ON
Email: careers@newtecumseth.ca
Website: http://www.newtecumseth.ca
Type: temporary full-time
Posted On: Jan 11, 2018
Closing Date: Jan 25, 2018
 
 
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF NEW TECUMSETH
 
Elections Assistant
Temporary Full-Time (until approximately November 30, 2018)
35 Hours per week
Job # 2018-05
 

 
The Town of New Tecumseth is seeking an organized, team-oriented person with a positive attitude and excellent people skills to join our team. Reporting to the Clerk/Director of Administration, this position assists with the organization and coordination of activities surrounding the Municipal Election to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, rules and regulations.
 
Qualifications: 
 
  • Completion of a community College program preference will be given to Business Administration graduates.
  • Requires experience in a Municipal Clerk’s Office, Planning or Legal department.
  • Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of Municipal Elections Act and other applicable legislation.
  • Experience working an election preferred.
  • Experience coordinating and supervising the work of others an asset.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Research, develop & implement strategies and policies & procedures related to election.
  • Act as Revising Officer for updating & maintaining voter’s list and liaise with MPAC to address voter issues.
  • Prepares & updates election materials.
  • Works with Clerk & Communications Coordinator to prepare media releases.
  • Assist in coordinating the people, materials & equipment necessary to implement the election.
  • Arrange for suitable voting locations.
  • Assist with recruitment, coordination and training of election workers.
  • Coordinates voting statistics.
  • Works with consultants providing election software & technology.
  • Completes post-election reporting and tasks.
 
Salary Range: $25.79 to $28.80 per hour based on experience and education
 
Start Date: ASAP
 
Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to
careers@newtecumseth.ca no later than 4:30 pm on January 25, 2018
Please quote competition #2018-05 in the subject line of your email.
 
We thank you for your interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
The Town of New Tecumseth is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.